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The First Book Competition of 2013: Double Agent Snow

Discussion in 'Competitions' started by Auld-Yin, Jan 4, 2013.

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  1. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Welcome to the first book competition of 2013, the first of many I hope. This first competition is for a chance to win one of four copies of the book Double Agent SNOW by James Hayward. The true story of Arthur Owens, Hitler's Chief Spy in England.

    The competition will run until Sunday 20th January 2013 and the entry for can be found on Survey Monkey by clicking here.

    Review can be found here: Double Agent SNOW
  2. Fang_Farrier

    Fang_Farrier LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    I'd like to win this one, so would be grateful if no more than 3 others entered the competiton.
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  3. No FF the rule is if you don't win the book you buy it off Amazon to support Arrse. Done
  4. I'm hoping for a better start to the competition year than last, didn't win a thing.
  5. Right that survey is closed now.

    No more entries allowed.

    So don't bother trying. Ok! Good.
  6. Cutaway

    Cutaway LE Reviewer

  7. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Bump - still a week to go on this competition. Remember, the more that enter from ARRSE the less the chance of someone from Rum Ration winning (which they have been doing quite frequently of late! :) )
  8. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    24 hours still to go in this first book competition of 2013. If you have not entered then why not have a go; it's free and a bit of fun. If you are entering then make sure you read the question. Many have not read question 3 properly! :geek: :evil:
  9. Fang_Farrier

    Fang_Farrier LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Bugger, can't remember what question 3 was and when go back to survey monkey am just taken to the end page as already done survey!
  10. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Competition now closed and a very popular one it was. However many did not read question 3 properly and therefore have missed out on the chance of winning one of these great books. Anyhoo, the winners, in no particular order are:

    • fast_knights
    • tremar90
    • cooper1999
    • Ark_angel

    As ever I will be getting in touch by email with these guys for contact addresses.


    Q1 Contact with Royal Navy & Kriegsmarine A = He supplied both with ships equipment
    Q2 Why Codename SNOW - A = It was a close anagram of his name
    Q3 and the one causing most of the angst: Owens moved to Canada - what name did he use there A= Mr Brown.

    Q3 Many fell foul of the opening sentence in wiki (that well known source of accurate information :) ) which gave his name in later as Mr White. I accept that but the question was when in Canada which if you had scroilled down and read further would have seen it was Mr Brown he used in Canada :

    Arthur Owens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Not a trick question, just one that required some reading!
  11. I couldn't be arrsed to answer the questions. Can I have a book anyway?
  12. Cutaway

    Cutaway LE Reviewer

    Have patience.

  13. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Sorry, don't have any with just pictures in them.
  14. Fang_Farrier

    Fang_Farrier LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Aye but if we knew that sort of information, we won't need the book!